Getting to the San Juans

Most of our programs are based out of Ouray, CO.  Below is helpful information on getting here and where we stay.

Drive time to Ouray
Montrose 40 min
Grand Junction 2 hours
Telluride 1 hour
Durango 2 hours (not recommended in winter)
Denver 5.75 hours
Albuquerque 5.5 hours
SLC 6 hrs

In the winter rent cars with AWD or 4WD.


Airport shuttle are available from Montrose to Ouray, Ridgway and Telluride.

On your way into Ouray we recommend getting food from City Market in Montrose. You can setup a click and pull in advance from City Market, 16400 S Townsend Ave Montrose, CO 81401

In the winter not many restaurants open in time to eat before our starting times.  There are numerous restaurants for dinner in Ouray, Ridgway and Telluride.